What's Going On

What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

Women in Management, Inc., DeKalb County Chapter would like you to join them for their December 6, 2011 Holiday luncheon with a presentation given by Mr. Dennis Barsema, social entrepreneur, and instructor at Northern Illinois University, College of Business. Social entrepreneurship recognizes social problems and uses entrepreneurial principles to organize,...
Once again the lawn at 205 Pine St. in DeKalb will be alive with bluegrass and gospel music as the Gurler Heritage Association presents the 2012 Folk Music Fest featuring Truman’s Ridge. Dave Balika and Friends will set up the sound stage and take the first round of performances...
DeKalb Farmers' Market The DeKalb Farmers' Market, sponsored by Kishwaukee Hospital will take place in the Van Buer Plaza on the corner of Locust and 2nd Streets starting this Thursday. The DeKalb Farmer's Market runs all Thursdays from Noon-6pm, from June 3rd-September 30th. The market will include fresh, local produce,...
Freezing rain and sleet is expected across the area today as a winter storm system approaches from the southwest. Travel, both by road and by foot, will become treacherous. Temperatures will start out this morning in the upper 20s to around 30. They will gradually warm, reaching above the freezing...
Have you ever wondered what it was like on a farm? Learn all about it with the Sycamore History Museum. Join the museum for 'Days on the Family Farm' at 7 p.m. this Thursday, May 27th at the Sycamore History Museum. Carrie A. Meyer will showcase the large-scale evolution of...
Why is it that the best, most logical idea is not accepted or even considered? Often, it’s because the idea is not presented/articulated in a persuasive way or the most “vital concerns” of the group have not been identified and addressed. Consider taking the one day course, 'Persuasion: The...
The Holidays are here and we are all busy getting the house ready for visiting guests, putting up decorations, shopping for that someone special and planning for the new year. With all that, who has time for cooking? Take a break and come on out the Maple Park American...
Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History for the Museum’s for Groundhog Gala, their largest fundraiser of the year this Saturday, February 4th! Enjoy food, cocktails, live music, raffles, and an incredible silent auction. Auction items include distillery tastings and tours, Chicago museum passes, sporting event tickets, and much more....
Kick off Pumpkin Fest week with an evening of scary fun! Phyllis Horst, local storyteller, will sing and tell stories of monsters, zombies, ghosts and ghouls to get you in the Halloween mood this Saturday, October 22nd from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Good Tymes Shelter in...
Plan to come to the Fundraiser for Morgan Witmer this Thursday, December 18th, 2014 at O’Leary’s Restaurant  in downtown DeKalb from 6-9pm. The $10 admission covers appetizers and live bands. There will be silent auction with a huge amount of items donated and tons of fun.  There are now 4...
The Sycamore History Museum is serving up tea this Sunday, September 17. This historical “Tea Party” will be an enjoyable event for young ladies, mothers, grandmothers, and friends. While enjoying a sip of tea (lemonade will also be available) and sampling sandwiches, scones, and desserts, visitors will enjoy Liz...
The DeKalb Park District will be hosting the 2nd Annual Howl-o-ween Dog Costume Contest this Saturday, October 29th at Katz Park Dog Park from 10:30-11:30am. Dog owners are encouraged to bring their dogs in costume out to the dog park for a humor-filled costume contest. The Park District asks that people refrain from...